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2011-08-24 18:55:00

The tinting of automotive glass and commercial/residential buildings has huge benefits. Paul Jangtrakool, owner of Skyline Tint offers advice to consumers interested in these products. Springfield, Va (PRWEB) August 24, 2011 A tint job done correctly on an automobile, boat, or commercial/residential building will not only look sleek and eye catching, but it may also keep you safe. Many of todayâs premier window films will block out 99% of harmful UV rays, decreasing your...

2011-06-21 07:14:00

DEARBORN, Mich., June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The EPGAA, a glass industry association, says that Advanced Solar Control Glass can significantly reduce the need for air conditioning, extending EV range. The announcement was made in response to a prevalent theme heard while attending the Automotive News Green Car Conference, held in Detroit, Mich. on June 13 & 14, 2011. Automotive leaders globally have acknowledged that overcoming range anxiety is a key barrier to EV proliferation, and...

2011-05-05 09:00:00

WACO, Texas, May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Car maintenance isn't just under the hood. A cracked windshield is a safety risk. It can impair the driver's vision and put passengers at risk. Most automotive safety experts rank the windshield as the third most important safety component in today's vehicles, behind seatbelts and airbags. Laws require seatbelt use and prevent tampering with airbags, but there are no laws that govern replacement windshield installation. The Auto Glass Replacement...

2011-04-20 10:01:00

WOBURN, Mass., April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- JN Phillips Auto Glass announced today that, as a result of its "GreenShield(SM)" program, more than one million pounds of glass and plastic have been successfully recycled and kept from ending up in landfills. Launched in November 2010, GreenShield is JN Phillips' commitment to responsibly recycle 100 percent of the windshields the company replaces. GreenShield is the first large-scale effort by any retailer/installer to recycle and reduce the...

2011-03-16 14:47:40

Researchers under the supervision of Universit© Laval professor Ga©tan Laroche have developed the very first permanent anti-fog coating. Dr. Laroche and his colleagues present in the online edition of Applied Materials and Interfaces the details of this innovation which could eliminate, once and for all, the fog on eyeglasses, windshields, goggles, camera lenses, and on any transparent glass or plastic surface. Fog forms on a surface when water vapor in the air condenses in fine...

2010-12-14 07:00:00

CARSON, Calif., Dec. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Thanksgiving 2010 was one of the busiest road travel holidays in years, and Christmas 2010 road travel is expected to peak as well. For those sunbirds in southern climates who are preparing to drive into colder weather, AutoMD.com offers a reminder to winterize that vehicle, along with a ten point check list and how-to guides. "People who drive north for the holidays often forget that their vehicle needs special preparation for the winter...

2010-12-08 09:34:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- IAS, a leading provider of F&I aftermarket programs to automobile dealerships, today announced a formal alliance with Crystal Fusion Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of windshield protection technologies. Crystal Fusion is an aftermarket product that helps keep vehicle windshields cleaner and stronger while significantly improving hazards associated with night glare and windshield chips. Crystal Fusion may also increase driver...

2010-12-02 04:20:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- MS -- Wiper blade performance has experienced a dramatic leap forward with advanced technology 'bracketless' wiper blades such as the Bosch ICON(TM) -- especially in winter. These blades significantly improve driving visibility in any weather all year round, including mist, drizzle, rain, blowing dust, or snow. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101202/NY10697 ) "ICON bracketless blades use dual internal precision-tensioned steel springs...

2010-12-01 09:40:00

Six Point Checkup Means Less Trouble During Blustery Winter BETHESDA, Md., Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to the 2010 Farmers' Almanac, this winter will see more days of shivery conditions: a winter during which temperatures will average below normal for about three-quarters of the nation. The Car Care Council strongly recommends that all vehicle owners check six key systems before the temperatures start to drop. Battery - Keep the battery connections clean, tight and...

2010-12-01 06:00:00

HOUSTON, Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Rain-X® , the nation's leading wiper blade brand, is excited to introduce the all-new Rain-X ® Repel Wiper Blades, the only commercially-available wiper blades that apply Rain-X® water beading technology directly to the windshield, resulting in dramatically improved visibility when drivers need it the most. Rain-X® Repel Wiper Blades help drivers outsmart inclement weather...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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